Reality as a Matryoshka Doll

I've come to a grand conclusion that there is exactly one ongoing debate in the world. Don't ask me what I've been smoking. This debate gets reframed to suit different contexts. The ebullient young students debate on "Determinism vs Free Will". The mature social scientists and academics call it "Nature vs Nurture". If neither rings…

Sift Carefully, Choose Well

Something I read every single day after waking up. Jaggi Vasudev is undoubtedly a skilled storyteller. I don't agree with him on many things but that doesn't stop me from appreciating his many wonderful ideas. I like that he handles important topics through the lens of the modern world. It's not based on some "ancient"…

Who is a novelist?

A novelist, like every artist, is someone who is yet to make peace with herself. After all, the most striking works of art come from the most wretchedly discontent humans--- those who chop their ears or die of poison. She is fully aware of the insanity in labouring about a world that's invisible to others.…

So you think you know about privacy?

Privacy is a complex topic. It's a buzzword among tech reporters. A dead concept according to private investigator Steve Rambam. A bunch of PPTs skimmed off Google by Data Protection Officers. A double-edged sword for UI/UX designers. A myth in Indian homes. My biggest personal truth yet. Nothing can make you dig deep into the…